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The three most important free agents the Washington Redskins need to bring back

Take a quick look at the Redskins’ free agents. Impressive? No, not at all. Of the 24 free agents, many will leave Washington. Really, every single one of them could leave, and nobody would shed a tear. Aside from Brian Orakpo – and maybe Santana Moss – we aren’t talking about classic and beloved players who will be missed by Redskins Nation. And even Orakpo, who made $11...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Beating the Cowboys; Orakpo’s last game?; Hope?

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Washington Redskins this week. Washington Redskins - Do the Redskins have any chance against the Cowboys? (READ) - Three reasons why the Cowboys will destroy the Redskins. (READ) - Why Brian Orakpo may have played his last game in Washington. (READ) - Why the Redskins still...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Brian Orakpo done in Washington?

LB Brian Orakpo is hurt again.  More alarming, it is an injury to his right pectoral muscle.  Orakpo has already had two previous injuries and surgeries in 2011 and 2012 to his left pectoral muscle.  He will undergo an MRI tomorrow to  determine the extent of the injury. If the MRI reveals a tear, Orakpo will likely be done for the season.  If that is the case, then the 2009...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo: Roughing the passer should be reviewable

In the midst of the Texans’ win over the Redskins on Sunday, there were two roughing the passer penalties, one of which altered the course of the contest. This got Brian Orakpo thinking. “Maybe we should start reviewing those types of hits,” the Redskins linebacker said, via Sports Radio 610 in Houston. “Because those are real momentum type plays. Maybe we should review them...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Redskins fans should defend Brian Orakpo’s ‘controversial’ comments

Washington Redskin’s linebacker, Brian Orakpo, is a 3-time pro-bowler and was a member of the NFL All-Rookie team in 2009. He is playing out the final season of his franchise tag. These were the so-called “controversial comments” he made regarding his contract… “I don’t have to prove myself to anybody. I’m already proven in this league. I don’t have to prove anything...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

On ‘controversial’ comments: Brian Orakpo deserves the type of defense he gives the Redskins

Washington Redskin’s linebacker, Brian Orakpo, is a 3-time pro-bowler and was a member of the NFL All-Rookie team in 2009. He is playing out the final season of his franchise tag. These were the so-called “controversial comments” he made regarding his contract… “I don’t have to prove myself to anybody. I’m already proven in this league. I don’t have to prove anything...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Orakpo Has ‘No Plans’ To Sign Franchise Tag

The Washington Redskins decided to assign the franchise tag to OLB Brian Orakpo on Monday, but the three-time Pro Bowler has ”no plans” to sign the franchise tender, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports. Photo Credit: Redskins.com What is next for #Redskins pass-rusher Brian Orakpo? I’m told he has no plans to sign the franchise tag as of now. May be a while. — Ian Rapoport...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Washington has yet to make official offer to Brian Orakpo

Could the Washington Redskins let line backer Brian Orakpo hit the open market by not signing him to a long-term deal? (Credit: BetBigDC) With Monday’s franchise tag deadline looming, the Washington Redskins are reportedly torn over whether or not they want to try to keep Brian Orakpo. The 27-year-old linebacker had 10.0 sacks last season and has 39.5 career sacks. However, according...
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March 01, 2014  |  1 Comment

Redskins Roundup: Playing tag with Brian Orakpo

Who are the 5 best bargains on the Redskins roster? Read this and find out. Will the Redskins put the franchise tag on OLB Brian Orakpo? I think so — unless the team can work out a deal with Orakpo before then. They have until March 2 to decide. I don’t think the Skins will let Orakpo get away and Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett is talking as if Orakpo is wearing burgundy and...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Brian Orakpo the No. 1 free agent in the 2014 class?

With Super Bowl XLVIII in the books, the 2013 season is officially in the rearview mirror. Thus, it’s time to look ahead to 2014. But before teams gather for training camp in July, play preseason games in August and tee it up for real in September, they have some roster building to do. While the NFL Draft in May will get most of the attention, free agency, which starts on March...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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